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2012-06-16 00:55:16

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have identified three sets of genetic markers that could potentially pave the way for new diagnostic tools for a deadly type of brain tumor that mainly targets children.

2012-05-15 22:34:01

A study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers suggests that specific populations of tumor cells have different roles in the process by which tumors make new copies of themselves and grow.

2012-05-14 22:12:55

Pediatric brain tumors preserve specific characteristics of the normal cells from which they originate – a previously unknown circumstance with ramifications for how tumor cells respond to treatment.

2012-03-22 22:45:29

Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute have developed a technique for detecting an "oncometabolite", a chemical produced by some brain tumors’ warped metabolism, via non-invasive imaging.

2012-03-02 01:16:16

Imaging amino acid transporters with positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has been shown to significantly alter intended management plans for patients with brain tumors.

2012-02-15 23:07:00

A strain of measles virus engineered to kill cancer cells prolongs survival in a model of medulloblastoma that is disseminated in the fluid around the brain.

2012-01-30 08:24:04

Researchers studying a rare, lethal childhood tumor of the brainstem discovered that nearly 80 percent of the tumors have mutations in genes not previously tied to cancer.

2011-12-01 22:30:45

Just 24 hours after Lisa Rek sang at her niece's wedding, her husband Brad was driving her to a local hospital.


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